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Considering their sizeable disadvantage in the spread, the Toledo Rockets can expect to have a real challenge on their hands on Saturday. They will take on the Ohio State Buckeyes at 7 p.m. ET at Ohio Stadium. After these two teams made easy work of their previous opponents, one of them is set up to suffer a discouraging change of fortune.
A well-balanced attack led Toledo over the Massachusetts Minutemen every single quarter on their way to victory last week. The Rockets really took it to UMass for a full four quarters, racking up a 55-10 victory at home. The matchup was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 28-7.
Meanwhile, OSU ran circles around the Arkansas State Red Wolves last week, and the extra yardage (538 yards vs. 276 yards) paid off. OSU put the hurt on Arkansas State with a sharp 45-12 win. The game was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point the Buckeyes had established a 45-12 advantage. Their success was spearheaded by the efforts of WR Marvin Harrison Jr., who caught seven passes for three TDs and 184 yards, and QB C.J. Stroud, who passed for four TDs and 351 yards on 24 attempts. Stroud’s 51-yard touchdown toss to WR Emeka Egbuka in the third quarter made for one of the most memorable moments of the day.
Their wins lifted both teams to an identical 2-0. With both the Rockets and OSU swaggering in after impressive performances, it will be interesting to see which team steps up to teach the other some humility.
On to the next🗣🗣🗣 pic.twitter.com/Ez00mASO6U
#OhioState rides an offensive onslaught to a 77-21 win over #Toledo (FREE)https://t.co/Zj9aosV8AV pic.twitter.com/ZmG2TfCyeV
What We Learned Live: Buckeyes blast Rockets 77-21 https://t.co/gyPnyWWRMQ
Ohio State 77 pic.twitter.com/TrSuX9Mas8
Our first game story as No. 3 Ohio State flirts with school record for yards in a game with 763 in a 77-21 stomping of Toledohttps://t.co/Zj9aosV8AV pic.twitter.com/mt3yMCTVGe
Another fun night in C-bus! #GoBucks pic.twitter.com/CDeh02gm03
This is fun. https://t.co/BpRc8wGjqt
TC ➡️TD! Caffey takes it to the house✌️ pic.twitter.com/JmmK1nA7dc
Strip Sack! pic.twitter.com/jc16an2b3F
Two turnovers for the #Buckeyes tonight!
“I am speed.” – Lightning McQueen
2⃣2⃣3⃣ total yards
🔟 yards per rush
📺 @CFBONFOX | #GoRockets pic.twitter.com/XdXgGW8OvL
They grow up so fast😢 https://t.co/XaR4bErdso
Another 3-and-out forced by this #OhioState defense.
Always supporting each other💯 pic.twitter.com/feX7iZM3GM
Welcome to the endzone, @DCH__2! https://t.co/IOX3rzbby9
Dallan punches it in!@DCH__2 pic.twitter.com/vum5LgNe0h
Sound Familiar?🎺🎺 @Mets @MarvHarrisonJr pic.twitter.com/Sbfnusu68e
Dallan Hayden in from two yards out!
Illegal substitution on #Toledo.
Roughing the passer called on #Toledo. #Buckeyes got the first down anyway, so now they just move closer to scoring.
Through 3⃣. pic.twitter.com/Qvj5MuGYWU
#OhioState leads #Toledo 56-21 after three quarters.
End of the 3rd Quarter
Ohio State 56
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